Walking tours

Jazz walking tour in Paris

Availability: Every day except Sunday
Duration: 3 hours
Language: English , French
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Unique experience - definitely something to write home about
  • Let the atmosphere of the city surround you as your guide takes you through the streets
  • Feel the music and see it move with a live band
What to expect

Enjoy a walking tour and learn the history of jazz in Paris. You will stop at 2 cafés, Les Deux Magots and Café de Flore, which formed the epicenter for writers, intellectuals, and musicians.

Discover the former location of Club Saint-Germain-des-Prés where performances were held in the cellars of the clubs. See the hotel where jazz greats Kenny Clarke and Bud Powell held late-night jam sessions after their gigs. Stop near the site of the former Tabou club, where French writer, singer, songwriter, musician, and jazz promoter Boris Vian performed in 1947.

Continue your visit near Pont Neuf and listen to your guide telling you about the jazz scene in Montmartre. The area, which once teemed with nightclubs, saw the development of the French chanson in the pre-WWI period.

You’ll continue into the 5th arrondissement to the Caveau de la Huchette, the oldest jazz club in Paris. Crossing the Seine River, you’ll make your way to the Châtelet district, and your final stop on the tour. There are several jazz clubs in this area, including Le Duc des Lombards, where you’ll enjoy a brunch with a glass of champagne if you choose the option, accompanied by a live concert.

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What's included
  • Brunch (if you book the corresponding option)
  • Guided walking tour
What's not included
  • Tips (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Roundtrip transportation
Where

3 Place Saint-Germain des Prés, 75006 Paris, France

Meeting point:

Your guide will be wearing a blue badge around the neck with the Universal Tour Guide written on it, in front of the church. Please arrive 15 minutes before the departure.

What to remember
  • Comfortable shoes recommended
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When
  • Every day except Sunday
  • Departure at 6.15pm
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Provider
UNIVERSAL TOUR GROUP
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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